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MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 6:00am PST
you back here on monday. stick around for "the daily run down ". >>> mitt romney picks up key endorsements. rick santorum walks back some of his most controversial statements and newt gingrich digs in his heels. we are with the republican race as it takes a southern lap. brace yourselves. the house pass as jobs bill with support from both sides of the aisle. is this the beginning of a new partisanship? this is "the daily run down." developing news out of the labor department. the february report shows strong job growth for a third straight month but not enough to bring down the unemployment rate. it remained at 8.3% despite the addition of 227,000 jobs. the chief economist for moody's and probably the most often quoted economist on capitol hill. thank you for being on the program today. we saw about 8.3% growth. 200,000 jobs added. this is the fifth straight month of declining unemployment. the third straight month of job growth over 200,000. the last time we saw this run of consecutive growth was in early 2011 and that led to summer stagnation. is this going to continue on fo
Comedy Central
Mar 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> if mitt romney wins ohio, he takes a giant step forward. >> if santorum can squeak this guy... >> if romney wins in ohio... >> santorum can't afford to lose ohio. >> if romney wins ohio. >> if santorum wins there, the whole omlette is up in the air. it may land on the floor. [laughter] >> jon: you have run out of metaphors. the omlette? what, are you staying at a hotel where an omlette bar? the omlette bar. ohio, huh? so that's it. so ohio is the decisive state. whoever wins that one, that's it. and if i'm not mistaken... >> romney delaird the winner in ohio. >> oh, okay. thanks for coming. that's a wrap. we're just going to sit back. show's over plsm romney, good luck in the general election. i'm going to smoke my pipe and watch book notes as i do unwinding after a hard day at the satire factory, unless... >> romney eked out the win in ohio. >> he barely won in the all-important state of ohio. >> mitt romney won the map but he lost the momentum. >> he could not deliver a knock-out punch. >> the republican race far from over, folks. [laughter] >> jon: every time. if only i h
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 9:00am PST
to be particularly hard for romney, frankly. i've never bought the idea that a private equity guy will fix the economy, when the numbers are getting better, it's harder to make that case. >> that is anni interesting poi. if we talk about romney, he is the one that is supposed to be the money guy, business guy, this might seem to weirdly help santorum, news like this. >> you know, i think, we over stated how much the economy played well for romney. that was a theme that his campaign put out. i looked at the exit polls from ohio, those voters that were woerp eed about the economy, th was 73% of the voters they only sided with santorum over him. the idea that he is a businessman and help the economy is over stated. >> i agree with that, the thing that we miss about the economy in the story the last few years is not how it helped romney, it's how it has been the message for the republican party. it's look at the unemployment rate and how much insecurity do you feel right now, he is the president, he made it worse. that's the only message he wants to run on. the last month, the jobs report came
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 3:00am PST
, and romney is leading in delegate count. but no, nothing is inevitable. and i do appreciate that these men are continuing to duke it out in the arena of ideas and are allowing themselves to be vetted. thank you, gentlemen, who are running on the gop ticket. staying in there allowing yourselves to be vetted by the media because they didn't do it when barack obama ran. >> good morning, it's friday, march 9th. welcome to "morning joe." with us here in washington, msnbc "time" magazine senior analyst and the star of the red carpet, mark haleprin, also political editor and white house correspondent for the "huffington post" sam stein. katty kay and the great willie geist. he's up in new york. so mark, "game change" premiere washington last night, a huge event. tom cruise was there and julianne moore, all the big stars, but you were, of course, the biggest star. you and -- >> you said tom cruise, you meant tom hanks. >> did i say tom cruise? >> last time cruise was there and i missed him. >> tom hanks, tom cruise, come on, it's the same thing. >> it was a great event. hbo does things very well a
Current
Mar 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
out. if he wants to get out i'm all for him getting out. >> him? him? him? as romney calls mississippi a road game for him an aide still says for the other contenders, it's going to take an act of god to get to where they need to be on the nomination front. santorum turns that into. >> the governor thinks he is now ordained by god to win lets have it out. >> super friday? the labor department data dump tomorrow and the president's reelection chance. the analyst estimate, unemployment does not go up, and the economy added 200,000 jobs last month. >> how do we understand this president and his time in office? >> apparently via an obama movie. seriously? a movie. >> this is sarah. >> no, not your movie. >> republicans renege, the gop abrogates its end on the debt ceiling, more cuts than promised and they have a jobs bill. >> here comes the little king. >> a record 1,018 hate groups in 2011 recorded by the southern poverty law center, our guest the center's mark poutac. >> congressman lincoln davis who represented the tennessee four until one year ago turned away at the polls on tuesday. >
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. leading off tonight, faking it. here's mitt romney's problem. he's not a movement conservative. he just plays one on tv and that's why he can't close the deal with republicans. he has the most votes, snagged the most states and the most delegates, but the enthusiasm gap keeps growing. it may be about to get worse with a string of primaries in unfriendly territory. rising gas prices may be the biggest threat to president obama's re-election. so why are some republicans arguing that the president wants to see the price go up? does that make any sense? plus if republicans won't stop going after contraception, democrats won't stop benefiting from it. eight democrats, all women walked out yesterday when the georgia senate voted to restrict access to contraception and abortion. one of them joins us tonight. one of those senators down there. and two questions. why is rick santorum worried about guam, and why is he in damage control mode out in those islands? >>> finally, let me finish with how a president proves he's the man of the people an
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
.97. >>> mitt romney is in the deep south doing his best to fit in to the delight of news anchors everywhere. >> morning, y'all. good to be with you. i got started right this morning with a biscuit and cheesy grits. >> yes he, rick santorum and mitt romney are doing the good old boy routine. polls show a tight race, which may be why romney is saying anything, no matter the facts. >> if the federal government were run more like the government here in mississippi, the whole country would be a lot better off, don't you think? >> absolutely. if only the nation as a whole were like mississippi a state ranked dead last in personal income. an annual income almost 20,000 less than what mitt makes in day and also the fattest state in the nation. back with us karen finney, jonathan capehart and julian. was that a yawn from you? i haven't started yet. >> it wasn't a yawn. it was more of sigh about mississippi. >> how would you rank romney's y'all? how much gravy to drown out the taste? >> i thought his y'all was fine. what i have a problem with is it's not cheesy grits. it's cheese grits, man. i love c
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
to the nomination. >> the numbers are going down. >> is the mccain example one romney people want to talk about? >> we have a way of forgetting about the last two or years. >> sarah palin of the great state of alaska. >> how do you like the idea that julian moore will be playing you? >> they are calling it a work of historical fiction. you stand by the film and make it accurate and truthful. >> the difference between the hockey mom and a pit bull? lipstick. >> she is a good actress. >> this is sarah. >> i think i will great me teeth and bear whatever comes what may with that movie. >> the pressure is building on newt gingrich to dropout of the race for the nomination. conservative leader gary bauer who was the most extreme right winger in the republican primary field in 2000. he said a poll of 200,000 activists shows the vast majority are uniting behind candidate and that's rick santorum. having run myself they felt it can be when you are in the arena and step aside. they made it clear that there is a strong conservative majority in the primaries, but that vote is divided. rick santorum in alab
Comedy Central
Mar 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
] speaking of not really being there, mitt romney. [laughter and applause] last night... last night was super tuesday, a ten-state g.o.p. primary orgy, a big, sweaty pile of lever-yanking republican voters, and like most orgy, it involves a bunch of middle-aged guys who are not appealing to women. now, i will say, it is impressive that at his age and weight newt gingrich is still able to maintain an e. -- election. thank you, michael. good man. now, last week in preparation for super tuesday, i started counting down to the moment that i must finally accept romney'sen evidentability and realize my long-standing love and support for this man once there is no other choice. so let's see how much time is left. jim, bring up the countdown to loving mitt clock. oh, no. two minutes 45 seconds. really? aren't i supposed to get last meal first? i'm scared. pull it together, colbert. grow up. everybody has to compromise, except anyone in congress. okay. okay. i mean, how hard can it be? i trained myself to like olives. so, jim, i know romney won six states last night, just play the pundits telling me he
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 7:00am PST
, and we saw in iowa where they announced romney was the winner and then all of a sudden we found santorum won. nobody said, oh, was it voter i.d.? and those caucuses. is this voter suppression? that's why we're marching because we won the right to vote 47 years ago marching selma to montgomery. we must protect the right to vote by being against all forms of voter suppression and we see these over 30 states is engaged in voter suppression because there is no fraud that they're trying to combat here. >> reverend al sharpton, thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> so let's bring in our panel now. richard bloomingdale is the president of the pennsylvania afl-cio. joy ann reed is the managing editor of the grio.com and crystal ball is an msnbc contributor and democratic strategist. richard, let me begin with a fellow pennsylvanian, when i go to vote, sir, in montgomery county, i sign my name. is that enough of a precaution? is that enough of a legitimacy check in our state? >> absolutely, michael. and thank you for having me on the show. you know, for, god, years it's been plenty.
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
, even though republicans can't admit it. >>> plus, southern fried willard. romney suddenly discovers his southern roots on a swing through dixie. now willard says he even likes grits. that's great. but we start tonight with the country still working on the dream. right behind me is the pulpit where dr. martin luther king first preached his message of hope and brotherhood. and 47 years later, we've come a long way, but there's still a lot of work to be done. when it comes to moving forward together. hardly a day goes by when president obama isn't personally attacked from the right. the latest twisted, depraved assault comes from sarah palin. >> it's based on what went into his thinking, being surrounded by radicals. he is bringing us back, sean, to days that you can harken back to days before the civil war when, unfortunately, too many americans mistakenly believed that not all men were created equal. what barack obama seems to want to do is go back to before those days when we were in different classes based on income, based on color of skin. >> based on color of skin? what is she trying
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 8:00am PST
about. listen to mitt romney slamming the president's record. take a look. >> don't forget, by the way, that this president, how many months ago was it? 37 months ago, told us if he could borrow $787 billion, almost $1 trillion, he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. this president has not succeeded. this president has failed, and that's the reason we're going to get rid of him in 2012. >> so let's talk about that, david. is it enough that the economy is improving and is it enough that the president doesn't have it below 8%? >> my former boss, bill clinton, used to say elections are about tomorrow, they're not about yesterday, they're not even about today. they're about what people perceive to be in their future. and if they see brightness in the future, as reagan showed with morning in america, they're going to be voting for the person who portrayed that picture. mitt romney and the republicans seem to be stuck on this america's in decline narrative, and people don't like that. meanwhile, unemployment is ticking down, productivity is picking up. we see th
FOX News
Mar 9, 2012 12:00am PST
. if you can't condemn something rude how can you stand up to ma mud. axel rod says romney's unwillingness to call out rush limbaugh means he craps the bed. he said if mitt cooperate stand up to, quote, the most stria dent voices in hoar party how can he stand up to the challenges of the presidency? what did mitt say about the remarks ? >> that's not the language i would have used. >> that's basically an endorsement. meanwhile axel rod is trying to spend time with what some say is his party's most stria dent voices. they say he is scheduled to appear on the late night show in the next few weeks. last week he was on to perform. can we see that tape? >> "living on a prayer" is such a great song. you said in the green room axel rod made a good point about mitt. >> not an unbelievably good point. >> back me up. >> what do you expect him to do? of course he will say it. the obama administration will be attacking mitt romney every chance they can. the problem is that mitt romney's handlers should have anticipated this kind of thing and prepared him for a response which essentially would have sai
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 2:00pm PST
's quitting time for newt gingrich. what santorum needs is what mitt romney fears. an unobstructed race between the two. >>> also republican legislatures are passing voter i.d. laws to stop voter fraud. but are those rules really to make voting honestly democratic harder? >>> now for tonight's off the waller. sarah palin has done it again. saying the problem with barack obama, if you hadn't noticed, is he wasn't properly vetted back in '08. why would she trot that out on the weekend that "game change" is coming out? >>> and let me finish with "game change." what a movie and what it says about politics. >>> we begin with the economy. susan page is washington bureau chief and david corn is washington bureau chief for jones. this economic news today, the number at 8.3%. also 227,000 jobs created. >> things moving in the right direction for the president. unemployment still pretty high. 8.3% is his ttorically high. no president reelected with numbers like that. but moving in the right direction. that's the best possible news for barack obama. >> dramatically good. he's not getting into a si
FOX News
Mar 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
? >>guest: well, passion comes if many forms, it can be for passion or antipassion. say it is romney and he gets the nomination. i doubt he is going to whip crowds into a frenzy based on everything i've seen. however, his opponent probably will. that is, president obama particularly for the republicans, is enough reason to vote. that is what any republican nominee is going to count on, in the fall, the opposition, the intense opposition, in the republican base to rebound, and that antipassion could be huff to produce millions of votes. >>neil: you could be right open the subject of passion i am for those would don't have it but i have the a career on it myself, and i have always reminded "built for comfort, ladies," but it fell on deaf ears. but the decline in participation on the part of republicans not primaries, this go round versus last go round. maybe they are just not into this? >>guest: well, part of it has to do with the field. if you had candidates who have larger national followings, bigger organizations, more money than three of the four have, only romney, really, has the nationa
MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 2:30am PST
. >>> to the news, shall we? live at 5:30 a.m., here at 30 rock in new york city. the romney campaign winning states is important, but winning delegates they say is even more important. as the republican presidential race heads to the south the field's current frontrunner is trying to lower expectations there, suggesting he faces an uphill battle away from his home turf. romney says he does not necessarily have to win the popular vote in the south to come out on top. >> how important is it for you to pick up a southern state? >> well, i realize it's a bit of an away game but i also think we're going to pick up some support in the -- in the states that remain this month. i'm confident we're going to get delegates, that's what this is all about. >> tomorrow republicans in kansas head to the polls where 40 delegates are at stake. the u.s. virgin islands hold caucuses on saturday. rick santorum has done very well in the heartland. we'll keep an eye on kansas tomorrow. tuesday, more than 100 delegates up for grabs. alabama, mississippi and hawaii the three states on tuesday. according to a state universi
CBS
Mar 9, 2012 4:30am EST
to mitt romney who is still trying to win over conservative voters. tyler suiters is in washington with more. >> good morning to you. days after campaigning hard in ohio, the republican frontrunners are now trying to sway southern voters. with that in mind, rick santorum is calling alabama the heart of conservatism and mitt romney says he's becoming an unofficial southerner. >> how are you doing? >> mitt romney tried to win over southern voters as he campaigned along mississippi's gulf coast. >> i'm learning to say y'all. i like grits. >> he didn't do well in the south four years ago and admits he has an uphill battle. he picked up a key endorsement from mississippi's governor and trying to tap into issues. impacting the local economy, blaming president obama for rising gas prices. >> this is in part his fault. this is a guy who slowed down as i'm sure you know the licensing and permitting of off shore rigs, of on-shore drilling. >> newt gingrich's campaign says the former speaker needs wins in alabama and mississippi to stay competitive. gingrich remained optimistic while in tupel
CNN
Mar 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
. during this stop in jackson, mississippi, mitt romney focused instead on the stubbornly high unemployment number. >> 37 months ago told us that if he could borrow $787 billion, almost $1 trillion, he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. >> earlier i also spoke to another republican presidential candidate, the former pennsylvania senator rick santorum, began that conversation as well with today's news. encouraging news on jobs. >> senator, let's start with the new unemployment report. you're among the republican candidates traveling the country trying to convince not only republicans but all americans we need a new president because of his economic leadership. three consecutive months now of job growth above 200,000 a month. the president's in a better position today than he was a few months ago, no? >> well, 3 1/2 years with 8 plus percent unemployment. that's not a good position for anybody to be. and this is a recovery that has been anemic by any standard. and the principal reason is the president's oppressive regulatory and tax policies and his continuing g
FOX News
Mar 9, 2012 9:00am EST
that coming up. gregg: well, presidential candidate mitt romney hitting president obama on jobs. the gop frontrunner say the president's policies are to blame for america's stubbornly high unemployment. >> he was going to cut the budget deficit in half. he doubled it. when he became president he asked us to borrow $787 billion. he said if we got the money keep unemployment below 8%. has not below 8% since. has a lot of things to say but hasn't delivered. middle income families would get help with a tax cut. have you seen that yet? i'm afraid not? gregg: romney campaigning today in mississippi and alabama just ahead of those state's pro primaries on tuesday. many gop leaders encouraging romney to engauge the president more head on. martha: remember fox news of course is your election headquarters. head to the website at foxnews.com on the latest on race of 2012. latest on the presidential race, foxnews.com. head to the website you get everything you need to know. do that in the breaks while bill and i be, or gregg and i are catching up on stuff. gregg: seems to change on a almost weekly b
PBS
Mar 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
the president's inauguration. republican presidential front- runner mitt romney took note of that fact today, as he had last night in pascagoula, mississippi. >> when he became president, he asked us to let him borrow $787 billion. he said if he got the money, he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. this guy had a lot of things to say, but hasn't delivered a lot. >> suarez: former house speaker newt gingrich issued a statement about the job numbers. in it, he said: "any new job is a welcome paycheck for the american worker. but as past recoveries show, the current rate of growth will leave the american economy sputtering for years to come." still, people hunting work have to hope that other recent signs bode well, with consumer confidence at its highest in a year, and new claims for jobless benefits near a four-year low. for more on all this, we turn to lisa lynch, dean of the heller school for social policy and management at brandeis university. she's a former chief economist at the labor department; and diane swonk, senior managing director and chief economist
ABC
Mar 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> they are spending most of time in kansas. but also alabama and mississippi. now, ken mitton romney silence -- tan mitt of hissilence some critics? it must have been a moment mitt romney only wishes he could duplicate. >> look at that. to stomp thems out quickly. a campaign that look like it cost 50 million may now be like 75. mitt romney is asking lawmakers to chip in. supporters admit enthusiasm does easily. >> he may not be mr. personality. dominating in the count, santorum and poised fore possible wynns in kansas, alabama, and mississippi. >> mitt romney is doing his best adapt, adding some southern flair. >> the governor said i had to say it's right. >> mounting most of his attacks on president obama. calling it a documentary. i do not think so. >> even the director admitted negatives in the fell. >> the negative for me was there are too many accomplishments. at the numbers show is burning through twice as fast as he brings its end. other candidates are targeting each other. gingrich just released a three- of senator and's perceived missteps. -- rick santorum's perceived missteps. >> at ameri
CBS
Mar 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
to where we need to be. >> reporter: still, republicans like mitt romney target the fact that the unemployment rate has been stuck above 8% for almost mr. obama's entire presidency. >> my friends, the truth is 8% unemployment unemployment is not the best america can do. it's just the best this administration can do. >> reporter: the key, experts say, scott, is not just the state of the economy but how americans perceive it. and although there's been some improvement in consumer confidence, it's still far from where the president needs it to be. >> pelley: norah, thank you. in the race for the republican presidential nomination, kansas holds a caucus this weekend. hawaii, alabama, and mississippi vote on tuesday. the latest poll in mississippi shows a lead for newt gingrich over mitt romney and rick santorum. with all three still in the race it is possible that the republicans won't know who their nominee is before their national convention. nancy cordes has been looking into this. >> morning, y'all. (applause) >> reporter: mitt romney poured on newfound southern charm tod
CNN
Mar 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
? >>> also, mitt romney gets grilled southern style on talk radio. details of an aggressive interview. we'll highlight his challenges in the next week primaries. >>> plus, a flight attendant's disturbing outburst forces a plane to turn back. we have the frightening moment caught on tape. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." the politics of unemployment swirling today as president obama and the republicans try to spin the latest jobless numbers to their political advantage. while the president is highlighting new signs of economic strength, the republicans are spotlighting the unemployment level that remains unchanged despite solid job growth. cnn white house correspondent dan lothian has more in prince georges county in virginia. dan? >> reporter: wolf, the president came here today because he says rolls royce jet engines are helping to boost the economy. 140 new jobs expected here, another hundred at a plant in indiana. but it was also a chance for him to cheer the latest job numbers which he says proves the u.s. economy is on the right track. even though not everyone agrees
ABC
Mar 9, 2012 5:30am EST
of mitt romney and rick santorum and newt gingrich, they are all focusing on the south right now. romney and gingrich visited mississippi and santorum was in alabama yesterday. key state nominating contest like mississippi kansas missouri and louisiana will become -- will come rather before the end of the month. so they are focusing on the areas. >>> the donald may give you a call pitching for mitt romney. he is preparing a national robo call on behalf of romney'spresidential candidacy. he has done the calls for romney in michigan and ohio donald trump endorsed him before the nevada caucus last month. >>> a sight of one of the top grossing movies in the 1990s. >> now the home alone house has a new owner. how much the illinois home sold for. >>> and also ahead, this gives new meaning to rock and roll. boulder is make its way down the sunset strip all in the name of art. we will tell you how when "good morning maryland" continues. >>> we are wet and mild this morning. but the dry and cool conditions will move in. i will tell you when coming up. >>> and on the roads cleared one accident but
FOX News
Mar 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
the president has been scrambled. >> candidate mitt romney today skipping the positive february number and insteada instead cirg back to stimulus for broader attack. >> 37 months ago he told us if he could borrow $787 billion, almost $1 trillion he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. >> true, the reason the current unemployment rate did not go lower than 8.3% is a good sign. half a million people rejoin the job market and are looking again. >> i say the president's message about expanding manufacturing is right. >> romney supporter governor bob mcdonnell, potential v.p. pick welcomed president to virginia with warm words he noted the recovery is too slow. >> uncertainty and piling on the regulatory and tax burden in washington is killing our ability to create new jobs. >> the real vulnerability for president is soaring gas prices. >> that is a tax on the american consumer. less money they can spend on going out for dinner. >> most note the job numbers are lagging indicators. the president may still have a bumpy summer. >> bret: ed henry on the north lawn.
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